The Latham Blue Tigers won the New York State ASA 10-and-under softball title. The team includes Olivia DeCitise, Geena Fratangelo, Ashley Hacker, Brianna Hardwick, Erin Huban, Karleigh Mirable, Olivia Pardo, Izabelle Ratcliffe, Kylee Snyder, Bella Venetz and Evie Vincelette. They are coached by David Hardwick and Todd Venetz. Submitted photo
LATHAM — The Latham Blue Tigers 10-and-under softball team won the New York State American Softball Association title by beating the Dutchess Debs 8-4 in the final Sunday, June 26.
The Blue Tigers jumped out to a 4-0 lead against the Debs, and they never looked back to claim the state title after entering the playoffs as the No. 4 seed.
Latham lost the opener to Guilderland 6-5 Friday, June 24, before reeling off five consecutive victories, including a 7-6 win against Guilderland in the tournament’s semifinals.
Latham scored more than 50 runs in the three-day tournament.